OXFORD PRIDE 2020: THE INTERTWINED HISTORY OF THE LGBT+ COMMUNITY AND THE LABOUR PARTY – PART 2

LGBTQ+ Officer Beth Nott brings us our second installment of the intertwined history of the labour and LGBT movements, this week focusing on the 20th Century. Under the Criminal Law Amendment Act of 1885, homosexual activity between men1 was illegal, but few arrests were made until the infamous trial of Oscar Wilde in 1895. AfterContinue reading “OXFORD PRIDE 2020: THE INTERTWINED HISTORY OF THE LGBT+ COMMUNITY AND THE LABOUR PARTY – PART 2”

OXFORD PRIDE 2020: THE INTERTWINED HISTORY OF THE LGBT+ COMMUNITY AND THE LABOUR PARTY

As part of OULC’s virtual Pride celebrations, our LGBT+ caucus rep Beth Nott has put together a history of the Labour Party and the LGBT+ community. Each week during Pride month, we shall be releasing a separate blog post documenting a period in this history. This week, we focus on the 19th Century. To manyContinue reading “OXFORD PRIDE 2020: THE INTERTWINED HISTORY OF THE LGBT+ COMMUNITY AND THE LABOUR PARTY”